2020 could be a huge year for sport, with the European Championship and the Olympic Games taking centre stage this summer.

Without a doubt, there are other major sporting events in 2020 but all eyes will be on Europe and Tokyo during the summer months.

However, there are plenty of other 2020 sporting events that feature on this list.

Biggest Sport Events: 2020

From the likes of the 2020 Australian Open to the Ryder Cup later in the year, our sports calendar 2020 can keep punters updated on all of the biggest events month by month.

Scroll down to check out the biggest sporting events 2020 has to offer – our expert team of writers will be providing sports betting tips on many of these throughout the year.

If you are looking for every major event of the sporting calendar 2020, 888sport is the place to be.


2nd - 7th: Cricket - Australia vs New Zealand 3rd Test

3rd - 7th: Cricket - South Africa vs England 2nd Test

4th - 12th: Darts - BDO World Championship

4th: Football – FA Cup third round weekend

6th: Football – League Cup semi-finals first leg

9th - 26th: Handball - European Men's Handball Championship

10th - 12th: Speed Skating - European Speed Skating Championships

12th - 19th: Snooker - Masters Snooker

14th - 19th: Cricket - India vs Australia ODI Series

16th - 20th: Cricket - South Africa vs England 3rd Test

18th: Horse Racing - Clarence House Chase

20th – 22nd February: Tennis – Australian Open

24th - 28th: Cricket - South Africa vs England 4th Test

24th - 2nd February: Cricket - New Zealand vs India T20 Series

25th: Football – FA Cup fourth round weekend

25th - 26th: Ice Hockey - NHL All-Star Game

26th: American Football - NFL 2020 Pro Bowl

27th: Football – League Cup semi-finals second leg

29th - 2nd February: Snooker - German Masters

31st - 2nd February: Darts - Masters Darts


1st: Rugby Union - Wales vs Italy; Ireland vs Scotland

2nd: Rugby Union - France vs England

2nd: NFL – Super Bowl

3rd - 9th: Snooker - World Grand Prix

4th - 9th: Cricket - South Africa vs England ODI Series

5th - 11th: Cricket - New Zealand vs India ODI Series

6th: Darts - Premier League Darts Week One

8th: Horse Racing - Denman Chase

8th: Rugby Union - Ireland vs Wales; Scotland vs England

9th: Rugby Union - France vs Italy

9th - 21st: Skiing - Alpine Skiing World Championship

10th - 16th: Snooker - Welsh Open

10th: Tennis - Rotterdam Open

12th - 16th: Cricket - South Africa vs England T20 Series

13th: Darts - Premier League Darts Week Two

15th - 16th: Darts - Players Championship

15th: Formula One - Australian Grand Prix

15th: Horse Racing - Ascot Chase

15th: Horse Racing - Grand National Trial

15th: Ice Hockey - NHL Stadium Series

16th: Basketball - NBA All-Star Game

17th: Tennis - Rio Open

18th and 19th: Football – Champions League last-16 first leg

20th: Football – Europa League last-32 first leg

20th: Darts - Premier League Darts Week Three

20th - 23rd: Snooker - Snooker Shootout

20th - 4th March: Cricket - New Zealand vs India Test Series

21st - 24th: Golf - WGC-Mexico Championship

21st - 26th: Cricket - South Africa vs Australia T20 Series

21st - 8th March: Cricket - Women's T20 World Cup

22nd: Formula One - Bahrain Grand Prix

22nd: Boxing - Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury

22nd: Rugby Union - Wales vs France; Italy vs Scotland

22nd: Horse Racing - The Winter Derby

22nd - 23rd: Darts - Players Championship

23rd: Rugby Union - England vs Ireland

25th and 26th: Football – Champions League last-16 first leg

27th: Football – Europa League last-32 second leg

27th: Darts - Premier League Darts Week Four


1st: Football – League Cup final

4th: Football – FA Cup fifth round weekend

10th and 11th: Football – Champions League last-16 second leg

Grand National
Photo credit: Jon Super / AP Photo


10th - 13th: Horse Racing - Cheltenham Festival

12th: Football – Europa League last-16 first leg

17th and 18th: Football – Champions League last-16 second leg

19th: Football – Europa League last-16 second leg

21st: Football – FA Cup quarter-finals


4th: Horse Racing – Grand National

5th: Formula One - Vietnamese Grand Prix

7th and 8th: Football – Champions League quarter-finals first leg

9th: Football – Europa League quarter-finals first leg

9th – 12th: Golf – US Masters 2020, Augusta National

14th and 15th: Football – Champions League quarter-finals second leg

16th: Football – Europa League quarter-finals second leg

18th and 19th: Football – FA Cup semi-finals

18th – 4th May: Snooker – Snooker World Championship, Sheffield

19th: Formula One - Chinese Grand Prix

28th and 29th: Football – Champions League semi-finals first leg

30th: Football – Europa League semi-finals first leg


2nd: Horse Racing – Kentucky Derby

3rd: Formula One - Dutch Grand Prix

5th and 6th: Football – Champions League semi-finals second leg

7th: Football – Europa League semi-finals second leg

10th: Formula One - Spanish Grand Prix

14th – 17th: Golf – PGA Championship

16th: Football – League Two playoff final

23rd: Football – FA Cup final

24th: Football – League One playoff final

24th: Motorsport – Indianapolis 500

24th: Formula One - Monaco Grand Prix

25th: Football – Championship playoff final

25th – 1st June: Tennis – French Open, Roland Garros

27th: Football – Europa League final

30th: Football – Champions League final


7th: Formula One - Azerbaijan Grand Prix

12th – 12th July: Football – 2020 European Championships

12th – 12th July: Football – Copa America

14th: Formula One - Canadian Grand Prix

Novak Djokovic
Photo credit: Tim Ireland / AP Photo


TBC: Ice Hockey – Stanley Cup Finals

TBC: Basketball – NBA Finals

18th – 21st: Golf – US Open

27th – 19th July: Cycling – Tour de France

28th: Formula One - French Grand Prix

29th – 6th July: Tennis - Wimbledon


2nd - 5th: Golf - WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational

3rd - 7th: Cricket - England vs Australia T20 Series

3rd - 4th: Darts - US Darts Masters

4th: Horse Racing - Coral Eclipse Stakes

5th: Formula One - Austrian Grand Prix

7th: Football – Euro 2020 semi-final

8th: Football – Euro 2020 semi-final

9th - 12th: Golf - The Scottish Open

9th - 11th: Horse Racing - Moet & Chandon July Festival

10th - 11th: Horse Racing - John Smith's Cup Meeting

11th - 16th: Cricket - England vs Australia ODI Series

12th: Football – Euro 2020 final

13th: Tennis - German Open

16th – 19th: Golf – The Open Championship

18th - 26th: Darts - World Matchplay

19th: Formula One - British Grand Prix

24th – 9th August: Olympic Games

25th: Horse Racing - King George VI & Queen Elizabeth II Stakes

25th - 26th: Formula E - London ePrix

28th - 1st August: Horse Racing - Glorious Goodwood

30th - 3rd August: Cricket - England vs Pakistan 1st Test

31st - 2nd August: Formula One - Hungarian Grand Prix


2nd: Formula One - Hungarian Grand Prix

16th - 23rd: Rowing - World Rowing Championships

25th: Paralympic Games

30th: Formula One - Belgian Grand Prix

31st – 13th September: Tennis – US Open


6th: Formula One - Italian Grand Prix

20th: Formula One - Singapore Grand Prix

20th - 27th: Cycling - UCI Road World Championships

Ryder Cup
Photo credit: Matt Dunham / AP Photo


25th – 27th: Golf – Ryder Cup, Wisconsin

27th: Formula One - Russian Grand Prix


TBC: Baseball – World Series

TBC: Rugby League - Super League Grand Final

11th: Formula One - Japanese Grand Prix

18th - 15th November: Cricket - ICC World T20

25th: Formula One - United States Grand Prix


1st: Formula One - Mexican Grand Prix

1st - 2nd: Horse Racing - Breeders' Cup

1st - 4th: Darts - World Series Of Darts Finals

2nd: Horse Racing - Charlie Hall Chase

2nd: Horse Racing - Sodexo Gold Cup

12th - 15th: Golf - Presidents Cup

15th: Formula One - Brazilian Grand Prix

13th - 1st January: Darts - PDC World Championship

26th: Horse Racing - King George VI Chase

29th: Formula One - Abu Dhabi Grand Prix


7th: Horse Racing - Becher Chase

7th - 8th: Horse Racing - Tingle Creek Festival

8th: Horse Racing - Hong Kong Cup

12th - 15th: Golf - Presidents Cup

13th - 1st January: Darts - PDC World Championship

26th: Horse Racing - King George VI Chase

26th - 30th: Cricket - South Africa vs England 1st Test

27th: Horse Racing - Welsh Grand National


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